Vincenzo Galilei

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  • The Life and Work of John Calvin and Galileo Galilei Essay

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    John Calvin was born July 10th, 1509, in Noyon, Picardy. He was raised up in a staunch Roman Catholic family. Early in his life, Calvin’s father was employed by the local bishop as an administrator at the town’s cathedral. With this newly acquired job, John Calvin’s father wanted Calvin to be a priest. Due to the fact that his family had close ties with the bishop and his noble family, Calvin’s classmates in Noyon were aristocratic and culturally influential in his childhood. At the age of fourteen

  • Essay on La Rotonda

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    La Rotonda One of the great architects in time was Andrea Palladio, who was made famous for his magnificent Villas built in Italy in the fifteen hundreds. To do so he drew from the Greek and Roman’s architecture, studying many of their finest works, to create his masterful villas. This process would develop into a style of architecture, which became known as Palladianism. This style has inspired buildings which have dominated the landscape for the last four hundred years. These buildings

  • Short Essay On Galileo Galilei

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    Galileo Galilei, sometimes misspelled as Galileo Galiley, was an Italian mathematician, physicist, philosopher, engineer, and astronomer. He is referred to as the “Father of Science” and the “Father of Modern Physics” for his extensive contributions to the 17th century scientific revolution. He advocated for the heliocentric and Copernican views of the universe which led to his investigation, arrest, and trial by the 1615 Roman Inquisition. ==Youth and Education== Galileo Galilei, not Galiley

  • How Did The Renaissance Transform Literature?

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    Jackson Pollock Mr. Vandebunte World Studies 27 October 2014 How did The Renaissance transform Literature? The Renaissance transformed today’s political and cultural themes along with Shakespeare’s plays by changing how they used English or their native language. The Renaissance was a re-awakening from the dark-ages. The word renaissance literally means rebirth. The Renaissance was fueled my soldiers returning from the Crusades. There was a spark of interest in artwork after. It used to be all

  • The Architecture Of The Italian Renaissance

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    Theatre architecture in Italy was most exciting during the Italian Renaissance. So we are going to look at the architecture of three very important theatres from the Italian Renaissance and see how they not only influenced each other but also how they have influenced the architecture of theatres today. We are going to start in Vicenza, Italy with the Teatro Olimpico, make our way over to Sabbioneta, Italy to the Teatro all 'antica and then end up in Parma, Italy where the Teatro Farnese is located

  • Galileo Galilei : The Father Of Modern Science

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    Galileo Galilei was an Italian scientist who was also an astronomer, mathematician, philosopher, and an inventor. His history was very interesting to learn about as him growing up. For his famous work, he has been known as the “father of modern science” because of all of his achievements that he has accomplished. During his years, he has discovered many things like facts about the solar system and also invented items that we use today. Ultimately, Galileo Galilei was a successful individual who inspired

  • Galileo Galilei's Contributions to Scientific Advancements

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    seventeenth century,Galileo Galilei, an Italian physicist, mathemitician, astronomer, and philosopher, is known for improving the telescope and his support in Copernicanism. He was known as Galileo. He has many different names for his brilliant work and observations in astronomy. Some of his many names are “father of observational astronomy”, the “father of physics”. His main two achievements were improving the telescope and observations to support Copercanicusm. Galileo Galilei was born on February 15

  • Who Is Galileo?

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    child’s looking glass made in 1608 morphed into a telescope by a man in 1609. This man was Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaiuti de' Galilei, a brilliant Italian mathematician, astronomer, physicist, philosopher and engineer. He improved the telescope magnifying it 3 times versus its original amplification. With the new and improved telescope revealing planets, mountains and craters on the moon moons around Jupiter; he proved the theory of the Earth revolving around the sun. He was born on the 15th of February

  • What Does The Appalachian Mountain And The Teatro Olimpico?

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    What does the Appalachian Mountain and the Teatro Olimpico have in common? They are the oldest surviving of its kind. The Teatro Olimpico. Located in Vicenza, Italy, it is the oldest theatre surviving from the Renaissance. Designed by architect Andrea Palladio, its construction started in 1580 and took five years to create. It was designed as a miniature indoor Roman theatre that can fit up to 3,000 people. This theatre had a lot of unique features that exuded Italian Renaissance. The stage was

  • Galileo Galilei Essay

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    Galileo Galilei The renaissance was a great time in history it started in Italy and spread to Europe it took time from the 14 to the 17 centuries. The renaissance means rebirth in French and that’s what the renaissance actually did. It was the rebirth of arts, philosophy, religion, music, literjs and how the people use to think. A lot of things changed people used to pay the church to remove their sins and when the renaissance they actually started doing good deeds to remove their sins. And oil

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